352 Elite Club Director
352 Elite Skills Director
I’m 43 years old, and I was born in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico. I have a daughter whose name is Julianne Kahoru Montalvo, she is 17 years old. I have 3 brothers and 1 sister. I am really proud of my family, especially Douwyna Montalvo and Reggie Montalvo who both play Volleyball at the college level.
John Montalvo, my nephew, is ranked in the top best players in the state of Florida . I am very proud because they all have the opportunity to play for the High Performance Volleyball Program for Team Florida. I started playing volleyball at age 13 in Puerto Rico. When I played in middle school for Elpidio H. Rivera and Colegio San Benito in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico, I was ranked in the top 10 best Players in middle school and High School. In 1989 I received the academic- athletic scholarship for Colegio San Benito to play volleyball and basketball. I started coaching mini league basketball and volleyball in 1997 for ages 13 under, and the team took 3rd place in Puerto Rico.
During 1997- 2000 I continued to play volleyball on the pre professional league, and received awards for best offensive player, most valuable player and I continued coaching mini league. From 2000-02 I played Professional Basketball with Gallitos de Isabela in Puerto Rico. During the years that I played basketball for the University of Bonaterra in Aguascalientes, Mexico, I studied digital engineering. In 2002 I signed to play professional basketball in Ponce Puerto Rico. I was the head coach at the high school level for Academia Inmaculada Concepcion in Puerto Rico, and when I coached they had a successful season and took 2nd place, and they were consecutive tournament champions. I continued to study and kept my academic athletic scholarship for volleyball, basketball and beach volleyball on PUCPR in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico. I received the best student-athlete award in 2003 and 2004 when the volleyball team took 3rd place. I was a versatile player and I played outside hitter for 2 years, right side hitter and setter for one year and libero for one year. I continued coaching for 5 years for Pequenas Indias volleyball Club in Mayaguez.
I graduated in 2005 PUCPR in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico. I majored in Physical Education to teach at the high school level and minored in Elementary School Education. I continued studying for a masters degree at PUCPR in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico in Curriculum of Physical Education and Physiology in Sports. I moved to Ocala Florida in 2007 and I started assistant coaching for Marion County Juniors.
In 2008-09 I was the head coach for the JV team and the assistant coach for varsity volleyball at Trinity Catholic High School. I was the head coach for Marion County Juniors 15 Elite and the team was very successful playing in the open division at USAV tournaments. In 2009-10 I was the coaching director for Marion County Juniors and the head coach for the 16 Elite, and I built the first boys volleyball program for Marion County. In 2010. I was the JV head coach and varsity assistant coach at Vanguard High school in Ocala when they went to the final four and I continued coaching for Marion County Juniors. In 2011 I was the JV Head Coach and varsity assistant coach at Forest High School. The boys program on 2011-12 season finished undefeated in the 14 and under division. During 2010-12 I had the opportunity to be a part of the High Performance volleyball program as an assistant coach. In 2012-13 I had the tournament director position, skills director position, boy’s director and head coach at Marion County Juniors. Head coach at The Villages Charter School and for the first time in school history I lead the team to the district championship. We took runner up and advanced to Regional.
I was selected as a Candidate for FHSAA Head Coach of the Year. In 2013. I was the assistant coach for the HP Volleyball Team Florida. I continue as the Head Coach at The Villages High School and I am looking forward to building the 352 Elite Volleyball . 2013-14 Head Coach for 352 Elite 16, 352 Elite 18, 352 Elite 14 Boys team finish 3rd place at AAU National, and they Qualify for USAV National finish 3rd Place in Virginia, 2nd Place at Florida Reginal Championship,352 Elite Boys 18 finish 3rd in AAU National, 2nd Place Florida Regional Championship, 2nd Place in Florida Pre Qualifier. 2014 Head Varsity Coach At St. Francis Catholic School, Gainesville. I was Selected AVCA Coach of The Year Class 3A Division. Head Coach 352 Elite 16 Blue Finish Second Place In Puerto Rico Jeep Tournament, 352 Elite 12 U Boys USAV Nationals Championship, 14 U Boys AAU Nationals Championship,Florida Region Championship,Second Place Richmond ,Virginia Boys Qualifier. Head Coach 352 Elite 17 Lime 2016 AAU National Championship. 2016 Jeep Puerto Rico Volleyball Championship . Head Coach 352 Elite 13 Boys Lime USAV National Companionship 2016. 3rd Place Boys AAU National Championship 14 Open Division. 3rd Place Puerto Rico Jeep Tournament 13 U. Florida Region Championship. St Louis Bid Tournament Championship. 2nd Place Chicago Bid Championship. 352 Elite 14 Boys 3rd Place Puerto Rico Jeep Tournament. 352 Elite 15 boys 3rd Place AAU National. 2nd Place USAV National Championship. St Francis Acadeny School Girls Volleyball Head Coach. 2016 FHSAA 3A State Championship. 3A Florida Farmer Coach Of the Year. 2017USAV Nationals Boys Championship 13 Under, 2017 Boys AAU Nationals Championship 14 Under, 15 Under and 16 under (AAU BOYS NATIONALS CHAMPS-2017) Puerto Rico Jeep Volleyball Championship 2017 - Girls 18 under and Boys 14 under. USAV High Performance Pipe Line Associate Head Coach. 2017 Belleview High School Girls Volleyball Head Coach